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with michael oh hanlon, i'm sorry, the coauthor of bending history, barack obama's foreign policy. senior from brookings institution. general bob scale, retired general and fox news military analyst. general scales, to you first, he suggested that a more muscular foreign policy especially with regards to the middle east is needed right now. did you hear it that way? >> boy i sure did, jon. one of the things. this is the first speech i hear him give where he establishes a clear difference from the administration. he focuses exclusively on the middle east and not on china and russia. secondly his tone is more strident and confrontational. a clear swing from the soft power approach of this administration over to a more strident and approach to national security. he talked about the not reducing the defense budget substantially and increasing our level of security in our armed forces which we haven't heard before. so this speech i think, sort of stakes out his national security for the first time. there is clear separation what he said just a few minutes ago and what we heard from the current admi
immediate right is michael howe who's the technical cofounder of the fourth of state project as well as the architect of the platform that runs both enterprises. the project focuses on driving media coverage of the election 2012. and i think he'll have a very interesting powerpoint presentation to make to us. to my immediate left is amy davidson, senior editor at the new yorker. she's been at the magazine since 1995, writes a blog and contributes to the magazine's pages. next is anna sale who's a political reporter for wnyc radio politics site, it's a free country.org. she covered the gop primaries, my condolences -- [laughter] and focuses on swing states far away from political rallies. sounds like a much better assignment. [laughter] she appears on the takeaway and contributed to npr, bbc, wgvh, new york 1 and pbs. next to her is greg marx who's a staff writer for the columbia journalism review, co-editor of cjr's swing state project. he was a writer for remapping debate.org, and if you've seen his writings, which i have fold over the last few week -- followed over the last few wee
, but one of their own. this is a live picture out of new york of the uss michael murp. the ship is being commissioned in honor of murphy who was navy seal lieutenant, killed during a reconnaissance mission in 2005 in afghanistan. he was leading a four-man team on a mission to find a key taliban leader when murphy's team came under fire. he was the first american awarded the medal of honor posthumously for the afghanistan war. >>> here are some other stories we're watching this morning. an advertising campaign battle of sorts is being waged underground in the subway system of new york city. check out these ads. the message is clear. religious tolerance, unity, and support for the muslim community. this is a part of three separate ad campaigns launched by jewish and christian groups. it is a direct response to this controversial ad that references savages and calls on civilized man to support israel, defeat jihad. >>> next, to colorado where police have issued an amber alert following the disappearance of this 10-year-old girl. jessica ridgeway was on her way to school but never showed up,
to celebrate the newest warship, the "uss michael murphy" honor destroyer honors p. michael murphy, a s.e.a.l. the commander officer tom schultz is here and ms. maureen murphy and the mother of lieutenant murphy. he was awarded the medal of honor for a reconnaissance mission in afghanistan. >> to get the honor, the medal of honor, is the toughest thing we do. it's the hardest thing to earn in this country as it should be. and we have to recognize these people for saving us on a daily basis. >> let's get to business really quickly. mad dash, what are you watching first? >> kraft. the research on this is all positive. almost to a t. and i have to tell you i do think it is an inexsensitive stock. a nice place to be for those tired of hershey and general mills. kraft is good. >> do you have thoughts on mondolese? >> sometimes you want to go to the one equivalent of a lrlchea. a tobacco company with a food division is almost equal to apple. i'm not kidding. it is a really remarkable thing. >> what else? >> well, i think that when i'm looking at what people are talking about, i see this core
to that in order to control your economic destiny you need to control your health. host: michael is a political science major. >> i will begin with the article that ran on "the nation" front- page. why have appointments gone by the wayside in this election? guest: president obama has faced obstruction but has not been as engaged with putting forward judges. by the way, the supreme court today may be years 2% of cases in this country. the docket is growing smaller and smaller, shrinking, and there is an impact of president obama not pushing as many judges through as bush did. the courts are so important, and they should be discussed in this campaign. i hope in this next debate -- it is important that this has gone under the radar. the presidents are not just individuals. they come with advisers. president reagan's nominee robert bork was rejected by the senate for being way out of the mainstream in this country. he did not believe the equal protection clause applies to women. he is opposed to the voting rights act and the silver rights act of 1964. and he believed that corporations are people. h
need to control your health. host: michael is a political science major. >> i will begin with the article that ran on "the nation" frontpage. why have appointments gone by the wayside in this election? guest: president obama has faced obstruction but has not been as engaged with putting forward judges. by the way, the supreme court today may be years 2% of cases in this country. the dog is growing smaller and smaller, shrinking, -- the smaller andgrowing smaller, shrinking, and there is an impact of president obama not pushing as many throughout as bush did. the courts are so important, and they should be discussed in this campaign. i hope in this next debate -- it is important that this has gone under the radar. the presidents are not individual -- not just individuals. they come with advisers. president reagan's nominee robert bork was rejected by the senate for being way out of the mainstream in this country. he did not believe the equal protection clause applies to women. he is opposed to the voting rights act and the silver rights act of 1964. and he believed that co
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